Online Course in Innovation in United Kingdom

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Innovation

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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

Online Course in Innovation in United Kingdom

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Course in Managing for Innovation

FutureLearn
Online Part time 2 weeks March 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

Learn how to manage innovation, in this course developed by world-renowned academics in strategy and innovation from the Leeds University Business School and IBM. Understand why organisations need to establish an innovation process and manage innovation systematically. [+]

Online Courses in Innovation in United Kingdom. Learn how to manage innovation, in this course developed by world-renowned academics in strategy and innovation from the Leeds University Business School and IBM. Understand why organisations need to establish an innovation process and manage innovation systematically. Prepare to lead innovation initiatives, by identifying challenges to innovation and types of innovation strategies. Explore key motivators such as open innovation and design thinking, and discover practical insights on how to drive innovation effectively within either an established organisation or a growing venture. What topics will you cover? Identify obstacles, sources and pitfalls that affect successful management of innovation. Differentiate between innovation in core business and transformative business opportunities. Discuss why management of innovation is important. Identify key enablers for managing innovation in core business. Evaluate actions required in own organisation(s) for improving management of innovation in core business. Describe the disruptive nature of innovation. Identify managerial approaches to respond to disruptive change. Define the concept of open innovation and the openness continuum. Identify the different approaches through which open and collaborative innovation occurs. Evaluate actions required in own organisation(s) for gaining value from open and collaborative innovation. Reflect on the core elements of design thinking (DT). Explore how design thinking can be used to foster innovation, with exposure to some tools and methods of design thinking. Explain sources of corporate knowledge and protectable intellectual property rights. Identify risks associated with knowledge leakage and IP infringement. Explore proactive and reactive strategies for the protection and... [-]

Design for Sustainability Online Course - Economic Dimension

Gaia Education
Online Full time Part time 8 weeks March 2017 United Kingdom Forres + 1 more

Never has there been a better time and a more urgent need to create a more resilient and participatory future by turning our attention to alternative economic paradigms. If you feel stuck or uncertain about what you can do and yearn to open the door to these new possibilities then our e-learning programme is for you. [+]

Never has there been a better time and a more urgent need to create a more resilient and participatory future by turning our attention to alternative economic paradigms. If you feel stuck or uncertain about what you can do and yearn to open the door to these new possibilities then our e-learning programme is for you. Many know that our current economic system is no longer sustainable, yet few are aware of the alternatives? Our aim is to give you a better understanding of those alternatives and the true meaning of economy and wealth. Participants will learn about existing systems and tools that are useful, and redesign those that have proven dysfunctional based on already tested alternatives. To do nothing is to accept that but a handful of economists and political leaders still believe the answer to our problems is more economic growth – more production, more consumption, more highways, more buildings, more logging, more fishing, etc., ad infinitum. By continuing to collectively pay for this dysfunctional system through our taxes, we are all becoming accomplices in more environmental despoliation and ever increasing debt serfdom as we remain addicted to growth and the way money is created. "The Third Industrial Revolution will also bring with it a more democratic economy. The distributed nature of renewable energies necessitates collaborative rather than hierarchical command and control mechanisms. This new lateral energy regime establishes the organizational model for the countless economic activities that multiply from it. A more distributed and collaborative industrial revolution,... [-]